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An introduction to the Cyber Essentials scheme the alternative to ISO27001 including Q & A session.

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This event is an introduction to the Cyber Essentials scheme.

Cyber Essentials was introduced nearly 10 years ago by the Government.

The scheme has evolved, most recently this year, and provides an effective foundation for an organisations cyber security posture.

The session will give attendees the opportunity to have an overview of the scheme and its benefits, and then a chance to ask any questions relating to any aspect of it, including but not exclusively relating to, ‘What’s coming next on the horizon?’, or any deeply technical questions on its implementation/assessment/audit.

About the speakers

Neil Furminger - Cyber Essentials Manager - IASME

Neil has worked in IT support and cyber security for over 20 years and has extensive experience working with a wide range of companies.

As IASME's Cyber Essentials Manager, Neil is a member of the IASME and NCSC Joint Technical Working Group. He works with a wide range of organisations, scheme stakeholders and certifying bodies to promote the technical strategy and improve the accessibility of Cyber Essentials.

Paul Crumpton - Business Relationship Manager - IASME

Paul has 35 years’ experience working for the police, as an officer, a manager and a crime prevention advisor. His roles included the promotion of innovative UK security solutions to a domestic and business audience.

Paul is a strong advocate of a joined up approach to cyber security that includes people, processes and technology all working together. He joined IASME in January 2021 as Business Relationship Manager.

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This event is brought to you by: BCS Information Security specialist group

Webinar: An introduction to Cyber Essentials Scheme - Information Security SG
Date and time
Thursday 3 November, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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